The Commonwealth Local Government Forum(CLGF) works to promote and strengthen democratic local government across the Commonwealth and to encourage the exchange of best practice – through conferences and events, programs and projects, and research and information. Working with national and local governments, CLGF aims to support the development of democratic values and good local governance.

As a designated Commonwealth Organization, CLGF ensures that the voice of Local Government is heard within the Commonwealth and that they get the full support and recognition in the Commonwealth.

The c-hed has been associating with this prestigious organization for strengthening Cochin’s corporate governance and leadership capacity.